Things changed a bit. We moved to another rental apartment. Summer is kind of coming to an end. And the best news : I have a longer balcony now with loads of afternoon Sun. Good for the upcoming season, but I'll probably dread it next summer 😳. Time for new plants !! Bush Beans : Cucumber… Continue reading Fall Planting
We had a partial solar eclipse in Sunnyvale today, I knew the date ahead but did not really think about watching it. Knowing the kid in me, my hubby called and warned me not to look at it directly with my eyes in case I plan to. His actual words were - Do not step… Continue reading Partial Solar Eclipse 2017 @ Sunnyvale, CA
This one's very punctual, visiting at almost the same time everyday ! and , a little selfish too - doesn't want to share any nectar with friends. It literally chased away another humming bird multiple times who came into have its share 😀 #hummingbird #balconygarden #visitor #plantsmakeyouhappy
Its Summer people, time to💧hydrate💧 with some cool, crispy and juicy Cucumbers🥒🥒. Wouldn't it be wonderful if you can have them just fresh off the vine 😃. The cucumber is a member of the botanical family Cucurbitaceae, along with honeydew, cantaloupe, and watermelon. Made up of 95 percent water, cucumbers are naturally low in calories, fat, cholesterol, and… Continue reading What’s Cool this season? Cucumbers of course!
These darlings😘 are the first thing I behold every morning - even before my tea 😇 ( All hell shall break loose if I can't have my morning tea👿 ). The beautiful hues in the morning hours bring such immense pleasure and is also the best time to capture them . Clockwise from left bottom : Curry Leaf Plant… Continue reading My Garden – My Haven – II
If you live in, visit or travel through rural or any small town in South India very early in the morning, you are bound to see this - women cleaning the entrances to their homes and drawing white colored patterns. That's Kolam for you. Kolam refers to intricate patterns drawn using rice powder at the… Continue reading Théru Kolam
The online world is replete with Happy Yoga Day posts, messages, pics of people participating in events and what with the prime minister of my country, Narendra Modi himself endorsing it. I attended a Yoga event in San Francisco,CA organized by HSS. I expected it to be a set of talks and asanas which it… Continue reading International Day of Yoga : The Yamas & Niyamas (Yoga’s Ethical Practice)